Urban Habitat‘s Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute will be hosting a series of information sessions for low-income people and people of color interested in being trained to serve on a board or commission.
Urban Habitat’s Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute identifies, supports, trains, and places low-income people and people of color in priority boards and commissions seats in the Bay Area region. They prioritize those seats that influence equity in terms of transportation, equitable development, housing, jobs, and climate change. Graduates form a new network of progressive leaders who are technically and politically prepared and supported to make decisions that reflect the needs and interests of low-income communities and communities of color. Graduates have the capacity and community support to advance a regional agenda for economic, environmental, and social justice and serve as the next generation of progressive officials who are representative of and accountable to the region’s most burdened populations.
You can hear how the BCLI has empowered and supported the next generation of advocate commissioners working for and representing the needs of low-income communities and communities of color, and learn about the nomination, interview, and selection process. Alumni will be on hand to answer your questions and share their experiences.
RSVP to Riana Shaw Robinson at riana(AT)urbanhabitat(DOT)org. Please be sure to note which session you plan to attend when you RSVP.
February 16, 2012
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The California Endowment
1111 Broadway, 7th Floor
February 29, 2012
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Easter Hill United Methodist Church
3911 Cutting Boulevard
March 23, 2012
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Greenlining Institute
1918 University Avenue, 2nd Floor
March 30, 2012
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Eric Quesada Center for Culture & Politics
518 Valencia Street